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What is Tteokbokki?

What is Tteokbokki?

Korea's hot and spicy rice cake is known as Tteokbokki, also spelled dukbokki, topokki, or ddeokbokki is the heart of Koreans.On Korean New Year rice cakes are a must. It shows their traditional values. It is in the shape of cylinder .This white rice cake is fried in a delicious spicy gochujang based sauce. Savoury elements are added to the sauce. Eg: anchovy stock, dried kelp and a splash of sesame oil.

One of the most famous Korean street-foods is tteokbokki. Korean loves tteokbokki because of it's unique taste.

Grabbing a plate of tteokbokki after a few glasses of soju (Korean spirit) with friends is the ultimate late night indulgence in Korea. We all have seen it in many Korean dramas. You can find tteokbokki sold in food stalls across Seoul and the rest of the country, where groups of people gather to enjoy great food with friendly conversations.

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